American Pit Bull Terrier: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

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Head of the dog breed American Pit Bull Terrier
  • 43 - 50 cm
  • 31 - 51 lbs
  • 8 - 15 years
  • from 13 months
  • 45 - 53 cm
  • 35 - 60 lbs
  • 8 - 15 years
  • from 13 months

Size, development and life expectancy of American Pit Bull Terriers

The American Pit Bull Terrier is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 43 - 53 cm. Growth is complete after 15 months and the American Pit Bull Terrier reaches its final size.

The American Pit Bull Terrier is characterized by an average life expectancy of 8 - 15 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 30.9 - 59.5 lbs. Male American Pit Bull Terriers are usually around 4.4 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the American Pit Bull Terrier from 2 to 15 Months

Male dogs of the American Pit Bull Terrier breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Within a span of 3 months, they typically achieve a weight of 17,2 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these males reaches approximately 33,3 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, American Pit Bull Terrier males ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 35.3 - 59.5 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 12.46 lbs
3 Month 21.16 lbs
4 Month 29.10 lbs
5 Month 35.49 lbs
6 Month 40.57 lbs
7 Month 43.87 lbs
8 Month 47.07 lbs
9 Month 49.49 lbs
10 Month 51.48 lbs
11 Month 53.02 lbs
12 Month 54.45 lbs
13 Month 55.78 lbs
14 Month 57.10 lbs
15 Month 58.20 lbs
16 Month 59.52 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the American Pit Bull Terrier from 2 to 15 Months

Female dogs of the American Pit Bull Terrier breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 15,0 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 29,3 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, American Pit Bull Terrier females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 30.9 - 50.7 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 10.91 lbs
3 Month 18.08 lbs
4 Month 25.13 lbs
5 Month 30.86 lbs
6 Month 35.83 lbs
7 Month 39.02 lbs
8 Month 41.89 lbs
9 Month 43.98 lbs
10 Month 45.53 lbs
11 Month 46.85 lbs
12 Month 47.84 lbs
13 Month 48.61 lbs
14 Month 49.27 lbs
15 Month 49.93 lbs
16 Month 50.49 lbs
17 Month 50.71 lbs
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American Pit Bull Terrier: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a American Pit Bull Terrier puppy weigh?

Typically, a American Pit Bull Terrier puppy weighs around 9,3 - 17,2 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 13,17 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a American Pit Bull Terrier puppy weighs about 20,5 - 28,9 lbs.

What is the typical size of a American Pit Bull Terrier?

The size of an American Pit Bull Terrier can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male American Pit Bull Terriers reach a shoulder height of approximately 49 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 46.5 cm.

When is the dog breed American Pit Bull Terrier fully grown?

The dog breed American Pit Bull Terrier usually reaches full physical maturity at about 13 to 15 months of age. However, this may vary from individual to individual, as each dog has its own growth rate.

What is the average weight of a fully grown American Pit Bull Terrier?

The weight of a fully grown American Pit Bull Terrier dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 35.3 - 59.5 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 30.9 - 50.7 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a American Pit Bull Terrier dog?

American Pit Bull Terriers generally have a life expectancy of approximately 8 to 15 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.